San Mateo County Wins National Recognition for Library’s Summer Learning Camps

From Menlo Park Patch

“San Mateo County Libraries’ innovative efforts to eliminate summer learning loss, especially among low-income youth, and maintain the educational momentum of the school year was honored with a National Association of Counties 2016 Achievement Award.The national recognition in the “libraries” category shines a well-deserved spotlight on the Summer Learning Camps program led by San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL). Now in its third year, the camps program focuses on children in communities with high numbers of students reading below grade level and advances literacy by engaging both the youth and their families. ”